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Brand new: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Dave Robinson: What To Do When The Lights Go Out
Today: Shop Bandon
Tonight: Miniature village & Christmas train in Charleston
Tonight: Christmas lights at Shore Acres
Cannabis Club opens in Portland
Firefighters rescue dog stuck in thick mud
Bend residents turn out for Climate Change March
Amazon delivery drone can travel 15 miles
Japanese whaling fleet to set sail for Antarctic
Beer bottle from the 1800s found intact - with beer
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
2015 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Video: City Council November 02
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Video: Drone at Cape Blanco

Saturday evening in the parking lot of the Visitor's Center

Santa & Mrs. Claus were there

Free cookies & cider

Bandon's Cranberry Queen

Minga, Trudy & Destiny

Minga, Doctor Bob & Susan

Councilor Geri Procetto & Mayor Mary Schamehorn

A huge crowd formed just before lighting the Christmas tree



A postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1969
Mailed to Bob Barker of 'Truth or Consequences'

Bandon photo (new fountain south of town on Hwy 101) submitted by Frank S

Bandon photo submitted by Jennifer C

Bandon photo (the Prowler 10 miles up the Coquille River) submitted by Minga

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'Hold it'

Crosby, Stills & Nash (Live) - For What It's Worth

from the archives
from the archives

joke of the day
A hamburger and a french fry walk into a bar.
The bartender says, "I'm sorry we don't serve food here.

Saturday night we saw 'Still Standing' perform at Gooney's in Coos Bay

Factoid: On Friday November 27, we had 970 visits.
Factoid: On Saturday November 28, we had 1039 visits.
Factoid: During the month of October, was discovered 4 times by clicking on a link found on this website.
Factoid: During the month of October, received 214 'hits' from Turkey.

Sunday we tried the new Sunday Brunch at the Alloro. It was great.

Factoid: During the month of October 2015, was visited 32,724 times, averaging 1055 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of September 2015, was visited 31,762 times, averaging 1058 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of August 2015, was visited 35,421 times, averaging 1142 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of July 2015, was visited 36,010 times, averaging 1161 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of June 2015, was visited 37,692 times, averaging 1256 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of May 2015, was visited 35,191 times, averaging 1135 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of April 2015, was visited 35,172 times, averaging 1172 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of March 2015, was visited 35,206 times, averaging 1135 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of February 2015, was visited 32,712 times, averaging 1168 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of January 2015, was visited 34,869 times, averaging 1124 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of December 2014, was visited 38,505 times, averaging 1242 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of November 2014, was visited 34,889 times, averaging 1162 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of October 2014, was visited 34,885 times, averaging 1125 visits per day

Factoid: Our 'busiest' day in 2015 - 1570 visits on Tuesday June 09.
Factoid: Our 'slowest' day in 2015 - 895 visits on Sunday Oct 04.
Factoid: Our 'busiest' day in 2014 - 2114 visits on Thursday December 11 (storm).
Factoid: Our 'slowest' day in 2014 - 895 visits on Saturday May 24 (Memorial Day Weekend).
Factoid: Our 'busiest' day of all time - 5322 visits on March 11, 2011 (tsunami).

ask Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Dear Rocco: Where can I get an awesome healthy breakfast in Bandon?

Rocco: What a stupid question you big jerk! Order Cod & Eggs at the Minute Cafe. Substitute fresh fruit for the hash browns. Now get outta hear butthead!

Cod & Eggs at the Minute Cafe

Video: The amazing Octopus that can walk on dry land

mongo and minga

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Future events
Today-Dec 03, 'Festival of Trees' in North Bend
Today-Dec 23, Shop Bandon
Today:-Dec 24, Miniature village & Christmas train display in Charleston
Today-Dec 31, Christmas lights at Shore Acres
Dec 02, Coos Bay Winter Market at Coos History Museum 10am-2pm
Dec 02, Geezer Jam Night at Gooney's Sports Bar
Dec 04, First Friday Wine Walk in Coos Bay
Dec 04-05, Old Town Marketplace
Dec 04-05, Holiday Bazaar in Reedsport
Dec 04-06, 'Bethlehem Road' at the Sprague
Dec 04-20, Holiday Radio Show by the Dolphin Players in Coos Bay
Dec 05, Christmas book sale at Bandon Library
Dec 05, Santa Claus in Port Orford
Dec 05, Rotary/K-DOCK Bus Jam
Dec 05, Santa arrives on a fire engine in Empire
Dec 05, Coquille's annual Christmas Light Parade
Dec 05, 'Charlie Freak' at Gooney's Sports Bar
Dec 10, 'A Celtic Yuletide Christmas' at the Sprague
Dec 11-12, 'Toyz' performs at Warehouse 101 inside the Mill Casino
Dec 11-13, Bandon's 12th Annual Gingerbread House Contest
Dec 12, 'Nog Walk & Scavenger Hunt' in Old Town 3:30-7pm
Dec 12, Bandon's inaugural 'Lighted Christmas Parade' at 5:30 pm
Dec 12, 41st Annual Christmas Concert at the Egyptian
Dec 15, 'The Nutcracker' by the Eugene Ballet Company in Florence
Dec 16, Free Christmas dinner at Billy Smoothboar's Restaurant
Dec 19, Santa arrives at the Port of Bandon
Dec 19-20, New Artists Productions Reunion Show at the Sprague
Dec 19-21, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Dec 22, Winter Solstice bonfire in Yachats
Dec 23-26, Extreme high tides on Oregon Coast
Dec 27-31, Whale Watching Week at Face Rock Viewpoint & Shore Acres
Jan 01, 'Polar Bear Plunge' at Sunset Bay State Park
Jan 23, 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Auction for Southwestern Oregon Community College
Feb 06, 5th annual 'Florence Crab Crack'
Mar 05, '2016 Bite of Bandon'
Mar 12, 'The Barefoot Movement' performs at the Sprague
Mar 19-26, Whale Watching Week at Face Rock Viewpoint & Shore Acres
May 23, 'Kingston Trio' performs at the Sprague
June 17-18, Lakeside Brewfest
July 27-31, Dunefest in Winchester Bay
July 29-31, Cape Blanco Country Music Festival
September 09-11, 70th Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival

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